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Why Media is seeking a passionate, driven and career-minded Marketing Manager to join their UK team based in Hertford, Hertfordshire.

Job Title: Marketing Manager

Location: Hertford, SG14 1HH

Hours: Full Time 

Working Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5.30pm 

Salary Bracket: Up to £30,000 PA

Experience: 1-3 Years Marketing and Project Management Experience 

Education: Marketing, Business or Journalism Degree 

Start Date:  June 2020


Why Media is seeking a passionate, driven and career-minded Marketing Manager to join their UK team based in Hertford, Hertfordshire. 

The role is ideal for an individual who has previous marketing experience working either client side or within an agency but is now looking for a new challenge within a fast growing agency that benefits from a London working mentality but without the commute! 

Founded in 2010, Why Media has been delivering high quality, bespoke Design, Marketing, PR and Events for clients within professional services, commercial and residential property market and retail property market for ten years.  Prior to that, Why Media formed part of a Hong Kong design and marketing agency which has given the company strong core values, an exceptional eye for detail and the drive to think commercially at all times. 

The ideal candidate will be a career focused individual who is looking for new challenges and looking to share their ideas, build long standing client relationships and deliver award winning work.  This role offers diversity and freedom to be creative and express passion, excitement and innovation in everything you do. 

As a Marketing Manager you will be responsible for a host of clients, many of whom working in different parts of the UK, servicing different demographics, This means that the highest level of organisation and personal structure is imperative. 

As the job title states, you will be at management level and therefore there will be an expectation to deliver ideas, detailed and thought out reports, standard setting communication and commercial thinking at all times. 

Below is an overview of some of the responsibilities of a Marketing Manager at Why Media. 

  • Creating and delivering marketing strategies (encompassing online and offline) 
  • Setting and delivering ambitious KPIS 
  • Creating engaging online content for every social media platform
  • Annual and seasonal strategies
  • Good understanding of SEO
  • Creating analytical reports 
  • Facebook Insights, Instagram Insights, Twitter Insights and MailChimp
  • A strong understanding of GDPR
  • Attending and managing on-site events 
  • Creating and distributing press releases
  • Building press relationships 
  • Setting out creative briefs
  • Database management and growth 
  • Creating and leading presentations to clients
  • Leading regular video calls and conference calls with clients 
  • Identifying new forward-thinking initiatives
  • Keeping an eye on award opportunities
  • Brand management 
  • Creating video storyboards and liaising with video team
  • Keeping on top of trends
  • Creating and running competitions 
  • Understanding and managing budgets 
  • Identifying commercial opportunities for Why Media
  • Representing Why Media at networking and industry events 
  • Understanding target demographics and how to engage with them online 
  • Proofreading 
  • Dealing with client queries and resolving them 
  • Overseeing project delivery and ensuring projects are completed on time, within budget and to the highest standard 


As a Marketing Manager, you will work closely with and report to the Marketing Director who will help you deliver your goals and help you to progress your position. However, although they will be on hand to support you, this role will suit somebody who is able to use their own initiative, research and solve problems independently. 

Basic Expectations 

  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Confident 
  • Flexible 
  • Well presented 
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to take on constructive criticism 
  • Trustworthy and reliable
  • Excellent timekeeping 
  • Open-minded 
  • Team player 
  • Ambitious 
  • Looking for a progression path
  • Career minded 
  • Honest
  • Organised 
  • Passionate  
  • Open minded 
  • Not afraid to ask questions or ask for support


Interview Process

You will be contacted within 72 hours if your application is accepted for an interview. All candidates accepted for an interview will be required to present a 10-minute presentation. Presentation briefs will be sent within 24 hours of your interview date. Candidates must be able to provide 1 x employment reference and 1 x character reference.

Are you the one?

If this is the role for you send a copy of your CV and cover letter now!

* References and proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required.


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